BT is reportedly looking to develop a free music download service to attempt to stop music fans downloading music illegally via file-sharing sites such as The Pirate Bay.
The truth behind Spotify's financial status has been revealed by a key music exec, who believes that the free version service may be too popular in the UK for it to make money from subscriptions.
Streaming service Spotify has listed its top 100 most-listened to tunes of 2009 on its website, with Black Eyed Peas at the number one spot with 'I Gotta Feeling'.
MySpace Music has finally launched in the UK this week, with celebrity playlists already available from the likes of Jordan/Katie Price, the Pope, 50 Cent and Pixie Lott.
Microsoft has made a surprise announcement this week, revealing that it is opening up the doors of its MSN Music download service again.
The Conservative party are the UK's first political party to buy ads on Spotify, targeting the youth market in the run up to the next general election.
Spotify has made a major improvement to its music buying feature this week, introducing a clear Buy button next to tunes in your playlists, or a 'Buy Album button' below the cover artwork on albums.